“I have gained confidence which has allowed me to take on more administrative duties.”– Samantha Halshall
“The Apprenticeship framework from the Chamber has been excellent in its delivery.
“All the tutors have been accommodating, especially with fitting the training and meetings around staff responsibilities.”– Elaine Heaton, FH Brundle
“For us, choosing the Chamber to deliver training has been about the high quality and the approach. Chamber staff listened to what we were looking for and have created a course to meet our requirements.”– Nicky Shamsee, Senior Workforce Development Practitioner at Knowsley Council
“My trainer has been really supportive and helpful throughout the course. I would highly recommend the Chamber to anyone who wants to progress in their chosen career path.”– Lisa Weekes, Handepay
“The member of staff has been gradually given more responsibility over the year, and has now been employed as part of our team.”– Michelle Highcock, Parish Primary School
“There is no doubt that their attendance on the NVQ Apprentice training has assisted in their professional development.”– June Ballinger, St Cuthberts Catholic High
“Training was carried out in a smart and efficient manner. It totally engaged the staff and made them look forward to Fridays!”– Stephen Halliday, Halliday Ltd.
“It has been a pleasure dealing with St Helens Chamber. They are very professional and extremely helpful. The students have received a high quality of learning and support.”– Linda Percy, Team Leader, First Ark
“I have gained a great deal of knowledge on the course and my communications and leadership skills have improved. I have really enjoyed the group tutorials as it was an opportunity to ask questions and discuss the units with other learners.
“Before the course, I lacked confidence when speaking in a room full of people, but I feel that the course has helped my confidence to grow. My adviser Bobbie has provided advice, support and encouragement throughout the two years which has helped me a great deal.”– Lucille Maloney, ACR
The training has been very supportive to my needs and job role, giving me information to support the needs of others.– Thomas Smith, Senior Support Worker at HWCGS Care
Thoroughly enjoyed the course throughout. The support provided and course content was excellent and I really appreciate all of the understanding and support provided by Bobbie.– Gary Roe, Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council
“St Helens Chamber offer a fantastic service and are a great agency to work with.”– Jenny Roberts, General Day Nursery
“Karen worked very hard with our staff member to help them achieve his qualification. He received extra support and advice whenever it was needed, plus on-on-one time to encourage him through all of the qualifications units.”– Nicola Killilea, Office Manager, Browns Short Respite Care
“The Level 5 Management Diploma is a lot of hard work, but it’ll definitely be worth it in the end. I’m already applying what I have learnt and putting it into practice. Through doing the course you gain a wider understanding of the bigger issues rather than focusing in on individual areas. We’ve all really enjoyed the course and would encourage others to go down the same route. Bobbie has been absolutely fantastic and really supportive throughout.”– Adrian Whitefoot, Kalzip
“I really enjoyed working on my Level 2 and cannot wait to start my Level 3 and more. None of this would have been possible without this help and guidance from Karen. I cannot thank her enough, she is the best adviser ever!
“I can honestly say without you I’d still be on the first book of my NVQ. I have gained so much knowledge about my job and about care in general. I’ve loved every minute of it.”– Daniel Gill, Browns Short Respite Care
“The advisers have been very helpful and clearly explained the course, which is also broken down well. When we do assignments I know exactly what I am expected to do and when it needs to be done by. The sessions we have are very helpful too as they guide you towards doing each unit and how to complete them.”– David Morell, M&Y Maintenance and Construction
“Our Learner has always spoken fondly of the training programme she has completed and myself and the rest of the team have seen her continuously grow with confidence and knowledge throughout the year.”– John Darcy, Senior Marketing Executive, Optionis
“All the staff at the Chamber are approachable, friendly and want to help. Staff and seminar deliverers are willing to give you their contact details so you can get in touch if you have any questions. It’s a supportive place to learn and I’d recommend it to anyone! Anyone who wants to do Marketing should come along and enquire even if it’s just for an informal chat about what’s on offer.”– Jenna Matthews, St Helens Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)
“The Chamber staff have been great at helping our learner through his Apprenticeship. They are always helpful with any queries we may have.”– Emma Rogers, Investment Support Manager, MSIF
“We have had a very good experience dealing with St Helens Chamber, our staff member has gained much more confidence and improved skills as a result.”– Lucy Swift, VLC
I have enjoyed completing this course and have always felt like I was supported and helped with anything throughout the course.– Roisin Greenall, Nursery Worker at Little Foxes
“Support has been great and I cannot offer any complaints for my adviser, would recommend”– Michael Boken, Office Administrator at TD Construction Testing LTD
“St Helens Chamber has given us excellent service throughout the training programme.”– Practice Manager, Mill Street Medical Centre